IMBA Alum to Head Schulich Executive Education Centre
Rami Mayer (IMBA ’02) officially assumed the role of Executive Director of the Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) on September 1st, 2020 after the retirement of Alan Middleton.
“We are fortunate that Alan’s position will be filled by Rami Mayer, who has worked closely alongside Alan for many years,” shared Detlev Zwick, Interim Dean of Schulich. “Rami joined SEEC in 2004, where he assumed a number of increasingly senior roles. He has been Managing Director for the past 10 years and, together with Alan, he has helped transform SEEC into Canada’s largest executive education centre and a respected global provider of executive education programming.”
Dean Zwick noted that as Managing Director, Mayer led a team of 50 people in Canada and internationally and worked with more than 250 national and multinational organizations with operations spanning the globe, including American Express, Toyota, Walmart, Kraft, Citigroup, Home Depot and ING Bank Global.
Mayer’s expertise in talent management, program design and international business development has ensured SEEC clients receive unique solutions that meet their organizational business and learning needs. He leads projects for a range of industries, including financial services, retail, consumer packaged goods, mining, healthcare/pharmaceuticals, not for profit and the government, developing, executing and implementing various learning strategies for blue chip companies.
“I am assuming the leadership at a challenging time for SEEC,” said Mayer. “We join many organizations around the world who have embraced a change in mindset brought about by the pandemic and see this transition as an opportunity for innovation.”